Messer’s second major industrial gas plant goes under construction


As part of its triumphant re-entry into the German market, The Messer Group has officially launched the construction of a second major production plant for industrial gases in the country.

Following the company’s recent announcement that it is investing €35m in the construction of a production unit on the Deutsche Edelstahlwerke site in Siegen, yesterday Messer laid a foundation stone to officially launch a second project in Salzgitter, Germany.

The family firm is investing around €50m in an air separation unit for the production of oxygen, nitrogen and argon, on the site of Salzgitter Flachstahl, a company owned by Salzgitter AG.

The air separation unit will feed up to 28,000 standard cubic metres of gaseous oxygen per hour into the distribution network of Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH.

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